Eaton invests $6M on expansion in Milton, Ontario
Eaton announces a $6 million dollar expansion to its Milton Ontario manufacturing location that includes a new state of the
art paint facility and new steel processing equipment. The addition of this new equipment and paint line will allow us to
significantly reduce our material feeder cycle times which will translate into improved delivery lead-times to our customers.
Through other lean initiatives the Milton facility has freed up 32,000 square feet of floor space and allowed this expansion
to occur without the need increase the size of the facility.
The Milton facility is the main manufacturing location for Switchboards, Panelboards Transfer Switches and Custom Panels
serving the Canadian market and feeding it's Satellite operations across the country.
Eaton's electrical business is a global leader in electrical control, power distribution, uninterruptible power supply and
industrial automation products and services. Eaton's global brands, including Powerware® and Cutler-Hammer®, provide
customer-driven PowerChain Management solutions to serve the power system needs of the industrial, utility, light
commercial, residential, IT and OEM markets worldwide. For more information, visit www.eatoncanada.ca
Eaton is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2005 sales of $11.1 billion. Eaton is a global leader in
electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for
industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive
engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has
60,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com